Myanmar morning news for July 29

Myanmar morning news for July 29

Myanmar morning newsPolice among 18 feared killed in landslide at Myanmar jade mine
A landslide at a Myanmar jade mine killed 14 people including at least one policemen in the early hours of Sunday (Jul 28) as earth and mud engulfed a guard post, and four people were missing and feared dead, police said.
— Channel NewsAsia (very annoying popups) 

Rohingya call for recognition as Myanmar holds fresh repatriation talks
A top-level Myanmar government delegation began repatriation talks with Rohingya leaders in a Bangladesh refugee camp on Saturday, an official said, with many of the Muslim minority fearing for their safety if they return home.
— The Guardian

Myanmar’s women trafficked to China at risk of sexual violence
Traffickers are increasingly preying on the despair of women who feel they have no choice but to seek work across the border.
— Aljazeera

Myanmar to export 100,000 tons of rice to China in August through barter
Myanmar will export 100,000 tons of rice to China using the barter system beginning this August, according to U Saing Kyaw, secretary of the Rice Merchants Association of Mandalay.
— The Global New Light of Myanmar

Solar power shines in Myanmar
Myanmar’s launch of its first commercial solar plant last month is a step in the right direction for a country that has yet to provide more than half of its citizens with proper access to electricity.
— The Asean Post

Myanmar, China to vamp up cooperation on public security
Upon the invitation of China’s Minister for Public Security, Mr Zhao Kezhi, a delegation led by U Thein Swe, the Union Minister for Labour, Immigration and Population, travelled to China from 23 to 27 July.
— The Global New Light of Myanmar

Myanmar citizens deported from Singapore over alleged insurgent ties remanded in custody 
Six Myanmar nationals deported from Singapore over alleged links to an ethnic minority insurgent group were remanded in custody in Yangon on Friday, a court spokesman said, as relatives of the accused said they were being held incommunicado.
— Channel NewsAsia (very annoying popups) 

PTTEP raises sales volume to 8.5% this year
PTT Exploration and Production Public Company Ltd has raised its sales volume of 318,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (BOED) to 345,000 barrels, or 8.5 per cent, for 2019 from its natural gas and oil exploration blocks in Thailand and other countries.
— The Global New Light of Myanmar

Myanmar to award more foreign bank licences this year
With Myanmar’s financial sector reforms gaining momentum, the country plans to allow more foreign banks in to provide limited services, SoeThein, deputy governor of the Central Bank of Myanmar (CBM), said.
— Eleven Myanmar

Myanmar rice export tipped to reach 2 mln tonnes
Myanmar’s rice export is expected to reach two million tonnes this fiscal year, said U Myint Cho, Deputy Director General of Ministry of Commerce yesterday.
— The Global New Light of Myanmar

MNHRC to conduct research on the causes of rape cases
Myanmar National Human Rights Commission (MNHRC) plans to compile research papers on the causes of rape cases and submitted them to the President and Union Parliament, said MNHRC chair Win Mya on July 26.
— Eleven Myanmar

Myanmar commits to significant reduction of hepatitis
World Hepatitis Day 2019 was commemorated at the University of Nursing, Yangon yesterday. Union Minister for Health and Sports Dr Myint Htwe delivered a speech at the event.
— The Global New Light of Myanmar

Pumpkin growers in Lewe facing losses due to poor harvest
Pumpkin growers in Lewe Township, Nay Pyi Taw, said they are facing losses due to a poor harvest this season on account of heavy rainfall.
— The Global New Light of Myanmar

Tons of illegal catfish products from Bangladesh, Myanmar recalled
More than 76,025 pounds of catfish products that were imported from Bangladesh and Myanmar, which are ineligible to export such products to the United States, are under recall in nine states.
— FoodSafety News

Myanmar military delegation visits India’s Adani Ports, solar panel unit
A Myanmar military delegation, led by Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, who is currently visiting India, arrived at Adani Ports and Logistics in Mundra, India, on 27 July.
— The Global New Light of Myanmar

Water outflow from spillway at Kyeeohn-Kyeewa Dam, no cause for alarm yet
Kyeeohn-Kyeewa Dam in Pwintbyu Township, Magway Region, overflowed 2.1 feet above its 340 feet mark yesterday morning and officials put up green flags to notify local residents of the emergency level 1 situation, according to the local irrigation and water management department.
— The Global New Light of Myanmar

Magwe flood victims get relief aid
Dr Win Myat Aye, Union Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement, provided flood victims in Magwe Region with relief assistance yesterday. The Ayeyawdy water inundated some areas of Magwe Region, forcing the locals to take temporary shelters.
— The Global New Light of Myanmar

ICVeX steps forward in Myanmar with two expos
With a bright outlook for the food and beverage sector and the broader retail scene in Myanmar, ICVeX Co, a subsidiary of Index Creative Village Pcl, on Wednesday announced two upcoming trade fairs – the 6th Myanmar FoodBev and the 4th Myanmar Retail Sourcing Expo.
— Eleven Myanmar

Education proposal in Hluttaw to narrow disparity in quality of education between urban and rural areas
To perform the major task of legislation, balancing power and representing the respective constituencies, the Pyithu Hluttaw MPs could successfully conclude the 12th regular session of Hluttaw on June 5 after it began on April 29.
— The Global New Light of Myanmar

Floods force shutdown of schools in Moenyo Township
Due to the rising water level of Ayeyawady River, 15 basic education schools are temporarily closed in Moenyo Township in Thayawady District in Bago Region, according to the office of township education officer.
— Eleven Myanmar

Cash donated for Eternal Peace Pagoda
A ceremony of cash donation for the Eternal Peace Pagoda in Nay Pyi Taw was held at the Yangon office of Ministry of Religious and Cultural Affairs yesterday afternoon. Sayadaw Bhaddanta Virira, the donor and the leading monk of Mokkanin Parittaya Monastery in Yedasha Ward in Bahan Township of Yangon, explained about the donation.
— The Global New Light of Myanmar

77 Myanmar refugees deported from Thailand
The Immigration and Population Department stated on Sunday that 77 illegal Myanmar migrants have been deported from Thailand, according to Xinhua.
— Menafn

Pyithu Hluttaw Dy Speaker receives HSF delegation
Pyithu Hluttaw Deputy Speaker U Tun Tun Hein received Mr Stefan Burkhardt, Department Head for South and Southeast Asia of the Hanns Seidel Foundation’s Munich Office, in his office at the parliamentary building in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday.
— The Global New Light of Myanmar

Union Minister Dr Win Myat Aye receives ICRC resident representative
Union Minister of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement Dr Win Myat Aye received Mr Stephan Sakalian, ICRC resident representative for Myanmar at his ministry in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday.
— The Global New Light of Myanmar

Basic Education Dept discusses education reforms for current academic year
The Department of Basic Education began the first day of their coordination meeting for 2019-2020 academic year at BEHS 6 in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday morning.
— The Global New Light of Myanmar

Foreign Partners Poised to Aid Growth in Myanmar’s Life Insurance Sector
Myanmar opened to private life insurance just six years ago. Aided by joint-ventures with foreign investors just now starting, the market could triple in size in the next decade.
— Irrawaddy

Deputy Minister U Hla Kyaw meets with departmental officials, farmers in Nay Pyi Taw
Deputy Minister for Agricultural, Livestock and Irrigation U Hla Kyaw met with departmental officials and farmers at the Sai Nai Agricultural Centre in Watlat Town, Shwebo District, Sagaing Region on 26 July, 2019.
— The Global New Light of Myanmar

Introduction of new services for business persons
An event to introduce new services for business persons was held at Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (UMFCCI) in Yangon yesterday morning.
— The Global New Light of Myanmar

Union Minister Nai Thet Lwin, regional ethnic affairs ministers meet to discuss future plans for upgrading National Races Village (Yangon)
Union Minister for Ethnic Affairs Nai Thet Lwin attended the coordination meeting of the setting up the ongoing process for the development of the National Races Village (Yangon) in the meeting hall of the National Races Village in Yangon yesterday.
— The Global New Light of Myanmar

Senior General Min Aung Hlaing visits India’s National Defence Academy in Pune, meets Myanmar trainees
Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing who was in Visakhapatnam, India at the invitation of India’s Chairman of the Chiefs of Staff Committee Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa, left for Pune, India, by Indian air force special flight on 26th July and visited the National Defence Academy-NDA in Pune.
— The Global New Light of Myanmar

The road to helping Myanmar migrant workers
Continued from yesterday’s article The following is an interview with U Win Shein, Director-General of the Department of Labour, on the work and assistance they have provided towards Myanmar migrant workers abroad, continued from yesterday.
— The Global New Light of Myanmar

Experts give talks on preservation of world heritage sites, Yangon’s colonial buildings
Myanmar Tour Guides Association conducted a talks on conservation of the UNESCO named Bagan world heritage site and Yangon’s colonial buildings, at Padonmar Restaurant in Yangon yesterday.
— The Global New Light of Myanmar

Deputy Minister U Aung Hla Tun returns from ASEAN-China High level Media Forum
The delegation led by Deputy Minister for Information U Aung Hla Tun came back yesterday after attending ASEAN-China High Level Media Forum held under the theme of “Connected for a Better Future” in Jakarta, Indonesia, from 23rd to 24th July.
— The Global New Light of Myanmar

President Reportedly Set to Fire Industry Minister for Corruption
Pharmaceutical, ambulance procurement scandals are likely to cost U Khin Maung Cho his job, NLD insider says.
— Irrawaddy

Myanmar rectors’ committee meet to share experiences
National Education Policy Commission and Myanmar Rectors’ Committee held an event to share experiences at the Yangon University Convocation Hall yesterday morning.
— The Global New Light of Myanmar

Ayeyawady basin receives new multi-purpose vessel
Myanma Shipyards-AMECC Joint Venture Co., Ltd delivered the Ayeyawady basin new multi-purpose vessel BH-101 to the Directorate of Water Resources and Improvement of River Systems (DWIR) under the Ministry of Transportation and Communication during a ceremony held at Myanma Shipyards-AMECC Joint Venture Co., Ltd on Bayintnaung road, Yangon, on 27 July.
— The Global New Light of Myanmar

Save Mrauk-U Heritage by Ending the Rakhine War
Union and state-level authorities, including the AA, must take responsibility for ensuring the safety of UNESCO inspectors in September for the city’s future.
— Irrawaddy

Pyithu Hluttaw Office holds 7th Waso Robe Offering Ceremony
The Pyithu Hluttaw office held its seventh Waso Robe offering ceremony in the Pyithu Hluttaw meeting hall in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday.
— The Global New Light of Myanmar

Ministry of State Counsellor’s Office celebrates 3rd anniversary with acts of merit
The Ministry of the State Counsellor’s Office commemorated their 3rd anniversary with a Waso robe and soon donation ceremony at the ministry building in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday morning.
— The Global New Light of Myanmar

 

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This week’s Myanmar morning news features photo focuses on World Day against Trafficking in Persons, July 30.

 

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